Louisiana

Year Law Enacted: 1995

Number of Charter Students in the State

77,176


10.70%

Percentage of public school students attending charters Derived from the National Alliance of Public Charter Schools

Number of Charter Schools

150


10.50%

Percentage of public schools that are charters Derived from the National Alliance of Public Charter Schools

Authorizing Policy Context

The Recovery School District had already developed and employed several model practices, which were subsequently enacted into policy. If any additional statewide authorizers, which are allowed but not currently operating, ever become active, they must adhere to several authorizer quality policies.